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Thank you for accessing this survey which consists of just 16 (some multi-part) questions to answer on 2 web pages.

Questions focus on the practice and potential of employees connecting and developing relationships with each other, and with others who can help the organisation achieve its goals.

Please ensure you answer these questions in the context of a particular organisation you work for or a client you consult with.

The survey should take you just 5 and certainly no longer than 10 minutes to complete.

* 1. First of all, please identify the priority your business is currently attaching to each of these objectives

  Very high High Moderate Low Very low
Aligning people with the business strategy
Engaging people to achieve the business strategy
Attracting the right talent
Developing this talent
Gaining access to talent who are not your employees
Developing your managers and leaders
Improving the diversity of the organisation
Connecting employees with other people inside the organisation
Connecting employees with other people outside the organisation
Influencing the quality of these internal and external relationships
Developing the right organisational structure
Developing the right business processes
Managing change

* 2. How much do you expect these same priorities to change over the next five years?

  Increase substantially Increase slightly No change Fall slightly Fall substantially
Aligning people with the business strategy
Engaging people to achieve the business strategy
Attracting the right talent
Developing this talent
Gaining access to talent who are not your employees
Developing your managers and leaders
Improving the diversity of the organisation
Connecting employees with other people inside the organisation
Connecting employees with other people outside the organisation
Influencing the quality of these internal and external relationships
Developing the right organisational structure
Developing the right business processes
Managing change

* 3. To what extent does your organisation use the following approaches / tools to help people to connect with each other?

  Very high use High use Moderate use Low use Very low use
Team meetings
Communities of practice
Large scale facilitated events
Open space events
Peer assists
Unconferences / knowledge cafes
Appreciative inquiry sessions
Social events
Knowledge management systems / corporate directories
Social networking systems (Facebook / internal equivalent etc)
Employee blogging / podcasting

* 4. What is the effectiveness of these same approaches / tools in developing connections and relationships?

  Very high High Moderate Low Very low
Team meetings
Communities of practice
Large scale facilitated events
Open space events
Peer assists
Unconferences / knowledge cafes
Appreciative inquiry sessions
Social events
Knowledge management systems / corporate directories
Social networking systems (Facebook / internal equivalent etc)
Employee blogging / podcasting
Other approaches / tools added to previous question

* 5. How much to do you expect use of these same approaches / tools in your organisation to change over the next five years?

  Increase substantially Increase slightly No change Fall slightly Fall substantially
Team meetings
Communities of practice
Large scale facilitated events
Open space events
Peer assists
Unconferences / knowledge cafes
Appreciative inquiry sessions
Social events
Knowledge management systems / corporate directories
Social networking systems (Facebook / internal equivalent etc)
Employee blogging / podcasting
Other approaches / tools added to earlier question

* 6. What is the greatest barrier to the the acceptance / implementation of social media (social networking plus blogging, podcasting etc) to support people management and development in your organisation?

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